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Forum: Beasts 02-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Ace: You are wise. One short trip does not...

Ace:

You are wise. One short trip does not tell all. Today, we have 3 inches of snow, so further testing will need to wait.

In the meantime, I have a PitBike project to finish, lights to...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Test ride today

Ok, so 55 and sunny in NE Ohio...I got out for the test ride. I was one-up, no bags or topcase.

One note, I did raise the forks another 8mm for a total of 15mm. It was at 7mm when I got the...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
OhioPT: I knew someone would say this to me...

OhioPT:

I knew someone would say this to me today...so, one of my Harley riding buddies (you see I like all kinds of bikes) who last year got mad at me when I sold my last Harley and am riding my...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Thanks Guys...I will do a few more measurements...

Thanks Guys...I will do a few more measurements with the guidelines you gave and let you know.

With respect to whether the spring is too stiff or not, it seemed like the only two options were up...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
OhioPT: Did you look up the specification of my...

OhioPT: Did you look up the specification of my spring to determine its length of 8"? If so, can you provide link?

I will go an measure the preload on the spring and see if it is in the 8mm-10mm...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Rear Sag

OhioPT:
I had a helper and we adusted the rear shock to a sag total of 44mm. I am not sure how that relates to your method of adjusting pre-load. I only ride this bike one-up as stated...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Mine are 5 .012 shims. On the shock they had a...

Mine are 5 .012 shims. On the shock they had a spring up to 175# and then for 175 to 220. I would have hoped for something inbetween, so we will have to see. Given that I have large topcase and...
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Job Complete

Ok, did both front and rear suspension today. I few issues and some notes:

With the Sonic .80 springs and intiminators, I used the standard spacer because it fits better around the clip on the...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Installation Day...

Ok, have all parts, today is the day for the installation. Unfortunately, the test ride will have to wait. Here in Ohio we got our first real snow of the season with 4" on the ground. It has been a...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
Rich mentioned to me that he has used the...

Rich mentioned to me that he has used the inimator's and he uses a 7.5wt that he sells. Perhaps I should ask him about this again. I got the feeling he liked the more performance (stiffer) feel on...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 68,244
Posted By JRrider
New DL650 install planned

Thanks to all members that have shared their experience and advice here. I am planning an installation on my 2009 Wee. After talking with Brian at Ricor, the folks at Sonic and reading this thread, I...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,305
Posted By JRrider
Lightbar for Krista's on 1200GS non-adv

I checked with Rocket Moto (the guys I get a lot of stuff from), and the PIAA GS lightbar is the same as the Techmount light bar in fact Techmount makes the bar for PIAA. The difference is that the...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,305
Posted By JRrider
Competition

DustJunkie,

Like I said, I like competition. LED's are getting better every day and on some bikes like the Vstrom, power is at a premium (by contrast on a GoldWing you can light up your...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,305
Posted By JRrider
Yes, there is a solution on the light bar

Taipo,

Saw your message this morning, I have to head to work, but the short answer is 'Yes' there is an answer to this. I will post the details of what you need to accomplish this later on today....
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,305
Posted By JRrider
Hmm, Interesting..

I encourage competition as well, however, it doesn't sound like a viable business plan, to me - putting $250 in the box with each $500 order. Maybe I'm missing something???
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Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,258
Posted By JRrider
Hey, a plug for the guys at RocketMoto...they...

Hey, a plug for the guys at RocketMoto...they know their stuff!!

Helped me with many modifications and electronic mods on my scoots...you can trust them. Adam and David are tops!
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Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,487
Posted By JRrider
Ha, I got a response

Right after I sent my prior message, I got the response..funny...here it is:

Dear Customer:
We hold: 79.3mm x 64.77mm (3.125 "x 2.550") and NOT smaller for Garmin Zumo 550 touch screen.
If...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-10-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,487
Posted By JRrider
Ebay screens seem to be all undersized

I have checked with a few and all seem 3" x 2.5"

the Ming guy has never responded to my questions.

GS Addict, did you just email him or what exactly did you do?

This is a pain.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-10-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,487
Posted By JRrider
Sell

GS Addict,

Want to sell me yours that is the right size?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,487
Posted By JRrider
Digitizer Sizing

Ranbush,

Are you saying you ordered from the same guy as GS Addict and got the smaller screen instead of the correct size?

If true, how do we insure we get the right size? GS Addict, how did...
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